Month: February 2014

Arches project has been accepted into Google Summer of Code!

Arches project has been accepted into Google Summer of Code!

Farallon Geographics applied to Google Summer of Code for the Arches project (ArchesProject.org). We are excited to announce that we have been approved to be a mentoring organization! We are looking forward to an exciting summer with awesome contributions from students from the international community. What is Google Summer of Code? Google invites students from all over the world, to come up with interesting, non-trivial problems/solutions or enhancements for...
Creating Convex Hulls for geospatial data processing and display in OpenLayers Using Quickhull

Creating Convex Hulls for geospatial data processing and display in OpenLayers Using Quickhull

A while back I was working on a web mapping application that displayed vector features on an OpenLayers map as clusters. To give the user a sense of the cluster extent, I needed to display a convex hull polygon around the vector locations when the user moused over a cluster. However since we were clustering the features in the browser I needed a way to perform this kind of...